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India’s migrant workers protest against lockdown extension

India’s poor say lockdown extension until May 3 leaves them without money, food and promised government aid.

Several protests have broken out in India over the lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic as migrant workers call for food and aid.

The government has promised to help 800 million poor Indians but they say they have been left to fend for themselves.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended the nationwide lockdown to May 3.

Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi.